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NBC
Jan 14, 2013 5:30pm PST
in the middle of it with nutrition experts taking a cue from the mayor of new york, michael bloomberg, who has declared war on sugary drinks over 16 ounces. now the biggest of the big brands is pushing back in a tv ad campaign you'll soon be seeing. our report from nbc's chris jansing. ♪ ♪ if i could teach the world to sing in perfect harmony ♪ >> reporter: the company that once wanted to buy the world a coke, whose commercials turned adorable polar bears into pop culture celebrities, has just launched a very different ad campaign. >> today, we'd like people to come together on something that concerns all of us. obesity. >> reporter: for the first time ever, a soft drink company is marketing itself as part of the solution. >> the well-being of our families and communities concerns everyone. >> reporter: in a battle over obesity that increasingly targets sugary drinks as a big part of the problem. >> i think what they're trying to do is to get in front of this issue, as much as they can. >> reporter: it's clear, the pressure is mounting. >> we've taken bold action in new york city, becaus
FOX News
Jan 15, 2013 2:00pm PST
with a new ad warning about the dangers of obesity. is coca-cola appealing the nanny state crowd like michael bloomberg or looking out for the customers? stay with us to find out next. ♪ ♪ a hybrid? most are just no fun to drive. now, here's one that will make you feel alive. meet the five-passenger ford c-max hybrid. c-max says ha. c-max says wheeee. which is what you get, don't you see? cause c-max has lots more horsepower than prius v, a hybrid that c-max also bests in mpg. say hi to the all-new 47 combined mpg c-max hybrid. ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] you don't have to be a golf pro to walk like one. ♪ when you walk 10,000 steps a day, it's the same as walking a professional golf course. humana. health and well-being partner of the pga tour. >>> bat the house over sandy victims relief. it's demanding a cut in all discretionary spending has been defeated. get a live update on where we are. brit hume on new threat to credit rating. the gun advocates are outraged. he will announce plans tomorrow. defense secretary leon panetta says no american troops will be on the ground in mali, the n
PBS
Jan 15, 2013 3:00pm PST
that come up. >> woodruff: other leaders, including new york city mayor michael bloomberg, have joined the call for action this week at a summit on gun violence in baltimore. >> the rate of firearms homicide in america is 20 times higher than it is in other economically advanced nations. we have got to change that. and it has to start this week. with real leadership from the white house. >> woodruff: maryland and delaware are also weighing new laws, as two new polls show national support for more gun control. the pew research center found a majority favors banning assault weapons and tracking gun sales. and a "washington post"/abc news survey out today found more than half of americans support a ban on assault weapons while nearly two-thirds would ban high capacity magazines. 55% say they are for placing armed guards in schools, a measure favored by the national rifle association. violent video games have also been mentioned by both the n.r.a. and the white house as a concern. but today there was new controversy over the n.r.a.'s new practice range app for i-pads and i-phones, recommen
CSPAN
Jan 15, 2013 1:00am EST
as a civil rights activist. it is part of three days of booktv. >> new york city mayor michael bloomberg is calling on congress and the white house to reduce gun violence. he spoke at johns hopkins university in baltimore. he said congress is hampering baltimore efforts. he was joined by maryland governor martin o'malley for this event. >> it is important to note where we are gathering. in the past year alone, there were more than 2700 gun related crimes in baltimore. sadly, this is a place where gun violence is not a surprising event. on this anniversary, gathered in a city that must contend daily with the unforgiving toll of gun violence, the importance of this summit cannot be overstated. because our conversations, it will be on the backdrops of a bleak record. it is tempting to regard this summit as one more exercise in futility. the skeptics feel good ideas are no match for the formidable interests that oppose gun control legislation. town.is even after new t i urge a more optimistic view. it is predicated on the belief we are not tethered to the matrix of inadequate national gun la
MSNBC
Jan 15, 2013 2:30am PST
worse. >> reporter: new york mayor michael bloomberg spearheaded a ban on soft drinks over 16 ounces. other cities are considering similar bans. health experts warn the evidence is mounting. >> sugary beverages can affect body weight quite quickly, perhaps more so than any other single food product. >> reporter: the growing criticism seems to be having an impact. soft drink consumption has been declining steadily since 1998, down 17%. >> public opinion is really turning against the industry. i don't think they can use a pr effort to cover up all the harm that their products are doing. >> reporter: responding in the primetime ad and company statement, coke argues it's already offering smaller sizes, putting calorie counts on cans, and expanding low and no-calorie alternatives. >> over 125 years, we've been bringing people together. >> reporter: taking up the fight because it didn't get to be one of the world's most iconic brands by sleepwalking through the challenges of changing times. >> that was nbc's chris jansing reporting. >>> after seven weeks at a houston hospital, former presi
FOX Business
Jan 15, 2013 12:00am EST
a healthy, we would laugh at that as well. >> the core premise is under attack. michael bloomberg is attacking it, people over the country attacking it as they can stand the sideline in tha and let than or when the conversation. melissa: there i. the campaign saying 140 calories in coke. i don't drink regular soda. they show you how you can burn off a 140 calories, which i think is kind of silly. is there a better way to go about it? >> what is the message people are getting from this? there are four things they're doing. we are all in this together, coming together, talking about choice, information and talking about we care. two of those work. giving people choices and information about what they're consuming are things that work. the things they don't have permission to say i don't think coke can say we care about your health or that we will all come together and fight obesity. melissa: mcdonald's was kind of a joke mcdonald's tried to be healthier but they sounded relatively successful knowing what you are choosing, something is better or worse. the chicken that happens to be
CSPAN
Jan 15, 2013 12:00pm EST
hosting a summit on reducing gun violence. speakers have included new york city mayor michael bloomberg and maryland governor martin o'malley. this afternoon at 4 eastern they'll hold a news conference to release their recommendations. we'll have that live as well here on c-span2. the house of representatives is working today, they're working on a bill on hurricane sapty relief. they're -- sandy relief. they're just underway. we spoke to a capitol hill reporter earlier today to find out more about where the bill stands. >> host: first, eric lawson is a staff writer for the hill newspaper here in washington. joining us on the phone. just walk us through the agenda for the house. the senate is not in, but the house is back. why? what are they doing? >> guest: well, first off, they're going to do a reading of the constitution. that's something that was new when republicans took over the house in 2011. it was part of their pledge to america, and they're doing that. but in the afternoon and evening, we'll move into a debate of votes on the hurricane sandy relief package. all told it's about
Current
Jan 15, 2013 3:00am PST
at johns hopkins university. his guest was a leader on this issue. mayor michael bloomberg of new york who pointed out this is one of the things we talked to congresswoman rosa delauro about. the lack -- the inability of the cdc because of legal restrictions, placed by congress, their inability to even do any research on the impacts of gun violence. here's mayor bloomberg. >> nih spends $21 million annually researching headaches but it spends less than $1 million on all of the gun deaths that happen every year. if that doesn't give you a headache, it should. >> bill: yeah. good for bloomberg. so ridiculous. and rosa delauro has introduced legislation to lift that restriction. >> it is nice to see some of the politicians now take it seriously. you have to give credit to michael bloomberg. he's been on top of this for a long long time. >> bill: he really has. meanwhile, the nra is just -- it is just making things worse right? they come out, as we discussed at the top of the hour, with randi weingarten coming out with an absurd proposal to arm every teacher in america as if that's the answer.
CSPAN
Jan 14, 2013 8:00pm EST
effective leader than the namesake of this school, john hopkins graduate michael bloomberg. [applause] mayor bloomberg conveined the first subject -- with the agenda -- to crack down on legal guns with every tool at their disposal. he concluded, if congress won't take the lead, we have to, and he has. in the seven years since, he's made the removal of such weapons in new york his focus. with 800 municipal leaders of all stripes and nearly a million folloerwers and he is focused on the reasonable restrictions to make the greatest difference for public safety. the mayor may comprise a source for my optimism. in public health issue after issue he has shown courage, stamina, and innovation for life-saving policy changes. his commitment is absolute. i would not want to find myself on the opposite side of an issue to which he has placed his skills. he will speak in a moment. but first i would like to welcome to the podium, governor martin o'malley. a former mayor of this great city and supporter of john hopkins and smart, data-driven efforts. violent crime has fallen 24% since he was elected in 20
CBS
Jan 15, 2013 7:00am PST
michael bloomberg's successful campaign in new york city to limit soft drink serving sizes has attracted attention across the country. >> sugary drink consumption is a key driver of the obesity epidemic in the united states. >> reporter: the new coke ads also point out companies, many different brands include 180 no calorie and low calorie beverages. it wants to protect the image of the drink with the red and white label for decades has been heavily promoted more as a source of happiness than of calories. for "cbs this morning," john blackstone, los angeles. >>> it is time to show you some of this morning's headlines from around the globe, the "hartford courant" says victoria soto will have a school named after her. >>> in "l.a. times"" a judge ruled there was evidence a boy plotted the murder of his father and knew it was wrong. >>> the new york times reports walmart is announcing a plan to hire every veteran who needs a job. it expects to hire more than 100,000 vets in the next five years. >>> "the star ledger" says new jersey governor chris christie is pushing co
KRON
Jan 15, 2013 4:00am PST
child from what happened in new town we should take that step. >> new york mayor michael bloomberg want a ban on assault weapons and high capacity clips. >> he says more than 1 million people have signed a petition backed by his group mayors against illegal guns. >> these guns and equipment are not designed for sport or harm the fence. they are designed to kill large numbers of people quickly. >> passing legislation may not be easy. >> the nra and other gun rights group have about to fight any gun restrictions including a ban on assault weapons. >> i would say that the likelihood that they are not going to be able to get an assault weapon ban through. >> and gallup poll released monday shows 38 percent of americans are dissatisfied with current gun laws and support stricter proposals. >> at 13% jump from a year ago. >> ibm ed payne reporting. >> secretary of state hill recounted his car to testify in front of the house foreign affairs committee later this month about the deadly september 11th, to attack libya. >> clinton will answer questions about the raid that killed u.s. ambassador c
PBS
Jan 14, 2013 11:00pm PST
have started an effort. the principal owner of bloomberg lp michael wloomberg cares passionately about this and will spend a lot of money. and wheyou look at these issues of nominee for secretary of defense, nominee for secretary of the treasury, and these criticisms on diversity, what did he say about that, major? >> well, the president said just hold on a minute. wait until i have made my appointments but for at point. s made so far on the national security side, all white males, treasury secretary, jack lew, an insider, chief of staff now moving over there, there are those who look at this administration and say not only is he not diverse as diverse tas was the% term, but it doesn't have any sort of that low level rivalry contingent that the first term cabinet did. all these people are died in the wool obama loyalists om the tightest elemental elements of the innercircle for president obama. and that is not a diversity criticism t might be a sort of well wa, kind of outside opinions and perspectives are you getting at all, diverse or otherwise, and there are those who are criticizin
CNN
Jan 15, 2013 11:00am PST
about dell? shares of the computermaker jumped 15% in the last two days after a bloomberg report said that it is in buyout talks with a couple of private equity firms. the company founded in ceo michael dell's dorm room in texas in the '80s has been struggling lately as pc sales drop off. going private would allow dell to concentrate on new opportunities like mobile computing and other areas without seeking approval from shareholders. dell isn't commenting on the rumors. >>> america's economy could be poised for a comeback in 2013. i want to admit to being biased, not partisan, but biased against the stupidity of politicians who are willing to put your economy at risk. i am worried that these battles over the debt ceiling, these ridiculous sequester cuts that are coming up next, and the refusal to agree to a budget could derail an economic renaissance here in the united states. but investors don't seem all that worried at least for now. while some of you asked me whether you should wait until the debt and budget stuff is worked out to get back into the stock market, investors have put
MSNBC
Jan 15, 2013 3:00am PST
food or soda pop. >> first bloomberg goes for the movie theaters and soda and now coca-cola. >> eternal vigilance. with us now, contributing editor of "rolling stone," michael hastings out with a new e-book, "panic 2012," inside story of obama's final campaign. we understand you were almost kicked off the plane. it was a revolt! >> it was exciting. >> the peasants were coming after you. >> i do not get along well with organized groups of journalists, it appears. >> another one, huh. >> what do you do? >> i had -- was covering the obama campaign for buzzfeed. during the last two months when everyone was getting crazy about every little thing that went on, i wrote a story pointing out president obama had shown up a couple -- about a month earlier at drink session with journalists, all did the fact he showed up. >> hanging out with journalists, having a coca-cola. >> knocking back a sam adams. i'm not allowed to say he was doing that and what he might have been doing if he was there. >> actually there. >> i'm not allowed to acknowledge the existence of it. but i did. i wasn't up on the nec
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